Born in Saluda County and a son of the late Royal and Edith Ridgell Bartley, he was the husband of Leona Dunn Bartley. Mr. Bartley was retired from the 122nd Engineer Division of the SC National Guard having served 29 years. He was employed over 30 years by Holmes Lumber, before retiring he was plant manager of the Federal Paper Board. He was a life member of Richland Springs Baptist Church and member of the Adult Men’s SS class.
Surviving is his wife of 33 years, Leona Dunn Bartley of the home, five children, Paul S. Bartley of Saluda, Ruth B. Bledsoe (Tim) of Johnston, Brenda L. Dunn of Lexington, James C. Dunn (Cathy) of Hickory, NC and Tim R. Dunn (Pat) of Batesburg, SC, two sisters, Marian Winn (M.P.) of West Columbia and Mary Gunter (Purman) of West Columbia, a brother, George Bartley (Josie) of Ward, ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Mr. Bartley was preceded in death by his first wife of 15 years, Ellie Maude Pugh Bartley, two sisters, Carrie Lou Maffett (Johnnie Eldredge Maffett) and Royce Riley (Hoyt).
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday evening at Ramey Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, October 15, 2011 at Richland Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Jones officiating. interment will follow in Travis Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Richland Springs Baptist Church, 1895 Duncan Rd., Ward, SC 29166 or to Recovery Works-Ponderosa, 2269 Ridge Spring Hwy., Ridge Spring, SC 29129.